Alter Ego was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with Human Nature.

A condensed 5 minute version of this episode was made available to download in .mp4 format for seven days after broadcast, as part of a BBC trial of video podcasts or "vodcasts".[1] It was later uploaded to the BBC's YouTube channel. Both of these were cropped into 4:3 aspect ratio.

Aspects of production covered[edit | edit source]

  • Filming the pre-titles sequence.
  • David Tennant discusses the differences between the Doctor and John Smith.

Additional topics covered[edit | edit source]

  • The history of "John Smith" as an alias for the Doctor in the show.
  • A Next time on Doctor Who Confidential... trailer for the following episode.

People interviewed[edit | edit source]

Music list[edit | edit source]

  • "Standing in the Way of Control (Soulwax Nite Version)" by Gossip, Album: Standing in the Way of Control[2]
  • "The Honeymoon Is Over" by The Cruel Sea, Album: The Honeymoon Is Over
  • "Setting Sun" by The Aliens, Album: Setting Sun (Single)
  • "Piano Man" by Billy Joel, Album: Greatest Hits
  • "My Humps" by Black Eyed Peas, Album: Monkey Business
  • "Take Your Partners" by Sam Fonteyn, Album: Come Dancing KPM-0092
  • "Disco Inferno" by The Tramps, Album: Blame it on the Boogie
  • "The Blue Danube" by Johann Strauss, Album: Johann Strauss
  • "Rain Down Love (After Hours Mix)" by Freemasons feat. Siedah Garrett, Album: Shakedown
  • "Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" by The Temptations
  • "Knights of Cydonia" by Muse, Album: Black Holes and Revelations
  • "Standing in the Way of Control" by Gossip

Crew[edit | edit source]

Elements retained in Cut Down[edit | edit source]

to be added

Home video releases[edit | edit source]

Doctor Who: The Complete Third Series DVD cover.

The "Cut Down" version of this episode was included on the Doctor Who: The Complete Third Series DVD box set released on 5 November 2007.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Ways To Listen: Podcasts & Downloads: Guide. (10 April 2007). Retrieved on 18 January 2019.
  2. MUSIC LIST EPISODE 8: Alter Ego. Retrieved on 31 December 2018.
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45 minutes (full length)
12'01" (Cut Down)
4'58" (Vodcast) +